Amazon Kindle vs Kindle Paperwhite (2019)

  • Published on May 7, 2019
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    In this video, we're taking a quick look at Amazon's latest Kindle (2019) and comparing it to the 2018 Kindle Paperwhite. As I say right at the start, it's no contest - if you're in the market for a Kindle, you should get the Paperwhite and totally ignore the Kindle. Enjoy xx

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Comments • 249

  • Pooyan 1920
    Pooyan 1920 2 days ago +1

    Good review

  • austizz1e
    austizz1e 3 days ago +1

    I like the fact that you get right to the point. Keep it up

  • Neybis XXX
    Neybis XXX 4 days ago +1


  • Cthulhu Has Risen
    Cthulhu Has Risen 6 days ago

    Can the paperwhite use text to speech? Not audible, just text to speech?

  • Kaede Jing
    Kaede Jing 13 days ago +1

    You are interesting~ haha! I am getting paperwhite today~

  • R Yokoe
    R Yokoe 15 days ago +1

    You're a junior doctor and you have time to make these videos???

  • Brian
    Brian 16 days ago +2

    You actually speak Englishl... 👍🏻

  • Julia Vaughan
    Julia Vaughan 17 days ago +1

    I would say it totally depends on what you want it for and what your budget is. I’ve just bought the new ‘budget’ kindle and I’m more than happy with it. I love reading (obviously), and I decided to get one for when I go travelling next year so I don’t have to carry loads of books. All I needed was a simple e-book device, which I think my kindle is perfect for! I’m a student, so the price really does make a difference. I would say the screen quality difference is barely noticeable to most people, and most definitely not worth the extra money.

  • Matt Szlaga
    Matt Szlaga 21 day ago +1

    A Doctor from Cambridge say wha?

  • Rosco
    Rosco 24 days ago +1

    Re: Paperwhite- Are you able to highlight text and then save those highlights?

  • Sanja Grgurević
    Sanja Grgurević 26 days ago +1

    You just made me buy Kindle Paperwhite :) Thank you for your input :)

  • Folasko Music
    Folasko Music 26 days ago +1

    Yeah romanticized bookreading for me now is reserved for some books. Mostly the kindle is my go-to. Very minimalist on so many levels. And so many books on the kindle store too.

  • mihir bundele
    mihir bundele 29 days ago +1

    Hi Ali, do you only read the life advice related books or do you also read other genres of fiction?

  • Nishita Bhowmik
    Nishita Bhowmik 29 days ago +2

    I read on Kindle Oasis 2017 (waterproof, audible support, 7 INCH SCREEN) The only reason I got the insanely expensive one is because it has a bigger screen. I need to read pdf textbooks and also love reading comics. But the newest paperwhite has everything but the bigger screen

  • Ayran Mateo
    Ayran Mateo Month ago +2

    I found my kindle on the way to school.... never felt so blessed before

  • Razvan Rogoz
    Razvan Rogoz Month ago +4

    C'mon, it is not that bad. I've had the Kindle 4 before the Paperwhite and it was 100% usable.

  • EDLuke246
    EDLuke246 Month ago

    Super useful to know. Thanks for doing the video

  • Евгений Батиевский

    Still reading a books with my Kindle 4. And don't give a shit to higher resolution screen. That's only marketing.

  • Mohamed Hassan
    Mohamed Hassan Month ago +1

    You made me cancel my order for the basic Kindle and now I splashed a little bit more on the Paperwhite. Hope it’s worth it, thanks for the advice 👍

  • Bighearted Gal
    Bighearted Gal Month ago

    This was helpful. Thank you.

  • doğa b
    doğa b 2 months ago

    Should I buy both are second handed Kindle all new 2019 (140$) or kindle pw 2(100$)?

  • Ivaylo Petrov
    Ivaylo Petrov 2 months ago

    Shooting tech reviews with a camera that can't stay on focus to save its life. No thanks. :)

  • Francis Wood
    Francis Wood 2 months ago +1

    Helpful and concise!

  • Klonoa Magya
    Klonoa Magya 2 months ago +1

    My issue is the kindle paperwhite currently does not have a screen I like. It feels to close to a phone screen. Also I don't like the flush bezel either.

  • Bill Petro
    Bill Petro 2 months ago +1

    Do you think the Kindle Oasis is worth it?

  • Radu Mihai
    Radu Mihai 2 months ago +1

    I own the 1st Kindle and it's still awesome!

  • Phan Anh Tu
    Phan Anh Tu 2 months ago +4

    Honestly, i didn’t see any huge different in the res between both devices. Maybe paperwhite is more better for manga, and for night-reading

  • tiago avelar
    tiago avelar 2 months ago

    Quero ganhar um desses...

  • Ramees Muhammed
    Ramees Muhammed 2 months ago +1

    Brought kindle paperwhite 2019 and it was the best decision.

  • Rafay Shams
    Rafay Shams 2 months ago

    Hey Ali, can you please make a video on how to read saved articles from "Pocket" on Kindle. Please. This would do wonders.

  • Joni Yves Usi
    Joni Yves Usi 2 months ago


  • Victor Baeza
    Victor Baeza 2 months ago +1

    you speak to fast man

  • Every Thing TutorialS
    Every Thing TutorialS 2 months ago +1

    Are you india or Pakistani???

  • fj kung
    fj kung 3 months ago +1

    Kindle 2019 and Kindle Paperwhite 3, which one would you recommend?

    • MrLethalShots
      MrLethalShots 3 months ago

      @Ali Abdaal He's talking about a 3 years older paperwhite though.

    • Ali Abdaal
      Ali Abdaal  3 months ago +1

      This whole video is about why the paperwhite is better lol

  • Tech Reviews
    Tech Reviews 3 months ago


    Set up was super easy to the wifi and my amazon account. Quiet enjoyed a small read once I downloaded a book and changed a few of the settings

  • Kadija Jeffries
    Kadija Jeffries 3 months ago +7

    BEST. REVIEW. EVER. Straight to the point. I love that! Thank you!

  • Anthony Campa
    Anthony Campa 3 months ago +1

    Great review. Totally convinced me to go with the Paperwhite. But geez.... Get a camera that can stay in focus. My eyes wanted to bleed while watching!!

  • ruthagood
    ruthagood 3 months ago +1

    Can we exchange kindle with tabs? I mean in android, theres also a kindle app. I have a samsung 7inch tab, and with reading mode, eyes got easiee. About distractions, i just put an aiplane mode.

  • Charlene Carpenter
    Charlene Carpenter 3 months ago +2

    I love the kindle paper white!

  • Alyssa Luo
    Alyssa Luo 3 months ago

    Ali has all the electronic devices in the world😂

  • Subhronil Bhattacherjee
    Subhronil Bhattacherjee 3 months ago +1

    Can we use stylus in it??

  • The 507 Group
    The 507 Group 3 months ago +1

    Which Paperwhite do you recommend?

    • Ali Abdaal
      Ali Abdaal  3 months ago +2

      Latest one probably. But I still use the 2015 paperwhite

  • J J
    J J 3 months ago +1

    Great view. To the point. Forget the 2019 kindle. Paperwhite it is.

  • karla p-t
    karla p-t 3 months ago +1

    I know this is a tech video, but man, you inspire me so much in every video you make, every word you speak, it’s like a full inspirational speech 😂 I make no sense 🤣, I’m attempting to say that I really appreciate your work and all of the effort you put into your videos, thank you so much!! 🙂💜

  • Gabie West
    Gabie West 3 months ago +5

    I've bought the 2019 kindle and my mum has the paperwhite so I can see the difference. It works fine for me though. I think £50 is quite a jump in price, especially for a student like me. I have to agree that the paperwhite is nicer but if you're on a budget the 2019 will do the job.

  • Chinat Yu
    Chinat Yu 3 months ago +1

    How about Oasis vs Paperwhite? Is Oasis worth the buck?

  • Alan Hughes
    Alan Hughes 4 months ago +1

    I still use the original 2012 Paperwhite. It's great, but the lights are so lumpy and uneven it's only good in the daytime. The Kindle app on iPad so so great though, if you're not reading outdoors in the sunlight, it's the best way to go imo

    DEEP SAB 4 months ago +1

    I think I should avoid such things until 4th year😂

  • Pam P.
    Pam P. 4 months ago +2

    “It’s far more about the content of the book” Exactly why I purchased the latest Kindle Paperwhite a while ago! Nowadays, I only purchase physical copies of my absolute favorite books 😊

  • Ivan
    Ivan 4 months ago +4

    I guess you might need a waterproof kindle if you have to bring along a water bottle (and it doesn’t have a dedicated compartment for it) and you are scared that it will leak. Or if it rains heavily and wets your bag lol

  • John Doe
    John Doe 4 months ago +1

    Don't listen to this guy. If you mainly read text the basic Kindle with 167 ppi is great and won't make your eyes bleed. For graphic novels (comics) and books with many graphics the Paperwhite is surely better, also if you like to read in your bath, pool or in a thunderstorm. But if you just read text in bed or on a couch, don't waste your money on the Paperwhite unless you are so rich that you don't know what to do with it. Think of all the books you can buy with that extra cash.

  • Ngân Hà Nguyễn
    Ngân Hà Nguyễn 4 months ago +3

    Thanks for your advise! I actually bought my Kindle paperwhite 2019 😁

  • hernyoka
    hernyoka 4 months ago +1

    jesus, what a snob...

  • Sadia K
    Sadia K 4 months ago +1

    So concise! Love it

  • Maddie F
    Maddie F 4 months ago +1

    Ali!!! If you had a 80 page document to learn in 4 days what would you do!!!! Help!!!!!

    • Ali Abdaal
      Ali Abdaal  4 months ago +1

      Ask ‘what 20% of the content is going to get me 80% of the marks’ and learn that

  • L. damien
    L. damien 4 months ago +2

    Hi mate, who is the best for the manga pliz ?

  • Berlin den mektup
    Berlin den mektup 4 months ago

    Hello Ali, thank you very much for your wonderful videos. I am much more older than you but I learn a lot from you :-) Thank you for sharing your knowledge with us. I have a question : I would like to make wonderful videos like you. I need the name of the software that you are using. What is your editing software ? Thank you

  • Séverine Richet
    Séverine Richet 4 months ago +1

    but you have forgotten one point with the new kindle. go to settings, accessibility and you have a dark mode ...this is very useful when you want to read during the night without disturbing our loved one .

  • Ricardo Escudero Alejos
    Ricardo Escudero Alejos 4 months ago +1

    And... Wouldn't you want to do a video of "How to write a good essay"? Xdxd

  • Rimu N
    Rimu N 4 months ago +1

    I’m torn because I want the iPad Pro and I also want it to replace my super old kindle fire which is so slow!!